Geneviève Robert is the wife of Ivan Reitman, producer, and director who passed away in February 2022. After the news of his death, fans started paying tribute to Ivan and his family.
Tom Rothman, chairman, and CEO of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group said: “Tonight, the lady with the torch weeps, as do all of us at Columbia, and film lovers around the world. Ivan Reitman was an inseparable part of this studio’s legacy, but more than that he was a friend. A great talent and an even finer man; he will be dearly missed. We send his family all our condolences.”
So who are the survivors of Ivan Reitman? Did he have any kids? Who is Ivan’s wife Geneviève Robert? We address it all in this article.
Meet Geneviève Robert, Ivan Reitman Wife
Geneviève Robert is the wife of actor Ivan Reitman. They reportedly tied the knots in 1976. Their relationship hasn’t been discussed much out in public.
In January 2020, Ivan’s daughter Catherine posted a picture of Genevieve on her Instagram and wrote, “Throwback to my mama rocking my favorite Meatballs shirt (and hat- maybe a little aggressive?). My father’s greatest cheerleader. Their marriage has taught me so much about commitment 💙 Love you both @genfoto @montecitogarden“.
Ivan and Geneviève committed themselves to each other. They were together until Ivan died in 2022.
Sadly, Genevieve lost her filmmaker husband at the age of 75 on 12 February 2022. The family member confirmed that he died peacefully surrounded by family members at his home in Montecito, California.
The family released a joint statement that read, “Our family is grieving the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and grandfather who taught us to always seek the magic in life. We take comfort that his work as a filmmaker brought laughter and happiness to countless others around the world. While we mourn privately, we hope those who knew him through his films will remember him always.”
Ivan made a breakthrough into the movie industry with “National Lampoon’s Animal House”. He also directed comedy films such as “Meatballs” and “Stripes”. In 1984 he produced and directed the movie “Ghostbusters” which grossed $300 million. It earned two Oscar nominations, spawned a veritable franchise, including spinoffs, television shows, and a new movie, “Ghostbusters: Afterlife’, that opened this last year which his son, filmmaker Jason Reitman, directed.
Furthermore, Ivan landed a nomination for best picture Oscar alongside Jason and Daniel Dubiecki for “Up in the Air”, which Jason directed, in 2010. He was also nominated for an Emmy for best made for TV movie in 1996, as part of the producing team for “The Late Shift”, which dramatized the late-night rivalry between David Letterman and Jay Leno.
Geneviève Robert And Ivan Reitman’s Son, Daughters
Geneviève Robert had three children with her husband Ivan Reitman.
Their son Jason Reitman is a film producer best known for Up in the Air, Jennifer’s Body, Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Whiplash, Labor Day, Men, Women & Children, Tully, and Casual among a few others.
Some of the shows Jason directed are “Home Movie: The Princess Bride”, “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, two episodes of “The Office”.
Also, their daughter, Catherine Reitman is an actress born in 1981. Some of the best works of Catherine are Workin’ Moms (2017-2022), Black-ish (2015-2020), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2010-2016), Family Guy (2012-2015). She married her husband Phillip Sternberg in August 2009 and has two children with him.
Geneviève and Ivan’s second daughter, Caroline Reitman born in 1988 attended Santa Barbara City College. She is on Instagram (@badandy) but her account is private currently. She was married to her husband who was in the military.
Geneviève Robert Age
Reportedly born on 30 June 1944, Geneviève Robert turned 77 years old in 2021.
Is Geneviève Robert On Instagram?
Yes, Geneviève Robert is on Instagram. Her account (@genfoto) has gathered 390 followers. She mostly posts from her time during her vacation.
Geneviève Robert Young
There are a few pictures of Geneviève Robert from the time when she was young. Some of them are posted below.
Geneviève Robert Job
Geneviève Robert was an actress by profession. She had worked on several movies such as Dave (1993), Lovers of Devil’s Island (1973), Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972), The Crown Inside (1971), and Red the Half Breed (1970). She had also worked as a director in the movie Casual S**? (1988).
Where Is Geneviève Robert From?
Geneviève Rovert hails from Canada. But, she has lived in Montecito, California at the time of his death. Whereas her husband was born in Komarmo, Czechoslovakia, in 1946 where his father owned the country’s biggest vinegar factory.
How Tall Is Geneviève Robert?
Geneviève stands tall at under 5 feet 8 inches.
How Much Is Geneviève Robert Net Worth?
Geneviève Robert’s net worth should be under $1 million.